Week of August 25, 2014 Archives
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Tuesday, August 26No One on the Ground Can Beat ISIS
- Jamie Dettmer, The Daily BeastDempsey's Clarity and Obama's Confusion
- Tom Rogan, National ReviewBarack Obama Is Not a Realist
- Paul Saunders, The National InterestDon't Cooperate with Assad
- Michael Totten, World AffairsLibya the Sign of a Newly Proactive Gulf
- Jane Kinninmont, The GuardianU.S. Can't Retreat and Still Call the Shots
- Max Boot, CommentaryThe Rand Paul Doctrine: Don't Get Involved
- David Francis, Fiscal TimesWill 'El-Qaida' Swarm Us from Mexico?
- Joshua Keating, SlateEurope's Slow Surrender to Intolerance
- Jeffrey Goldberg, The AtlanticU.S. Must Acknowledge China's Ambition
- Chris Layne, Boston GlobeIndian Trade Booming with ASEAN
- Luke Hunt, The DiplomatIt's Scoundrel Time in Scotland
- Tom Gallagher, The CommentatorFollow RCW: On Twitter
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Monday, August 25What a Russia-Ukraine Deal Could Look Like
- Patrick Smith, Fiscal TimesRussia Is Already Invading Ukraine
- David Frum, The AtlanticDestroy the 'Islamic State'
- John Bolton, National ReviewDon't Give ISIS the Wider War It Wants
- Emile Simpson, The GuardianObama Is Just 'Tickling' ISIS, Rebels Say
- Josh Rogin, The Daily Beast2 Americans and the ISIS-al-Qaeda Grudge Match
- Joshua Keating, SlateThe Worst Fate Possible for a Journalist
- Michael Totten, World AffairsIraq Explains Why Not to Leave Afghanistan
- Paul Miller, Foreign PolicyLibertarians Need to Man Up on Foreign Policy
- Roger Simon, PJ MediaChina's Silent War on Terror
- Emily Rauhala, TimeFrance's Fake Crisis Boosts the Far Right
- Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg2014: A Year of Botched Elections in Asia
- Andrew Oplas, The Diplomat
Friday, August 22A Five-Step Plan to Destroy the Islamic State
- Zalmay Khalilzad, TNIObama Finally Getting It Right on ISIS
- David Ignatius, Washington PostAssad Is Big Winner of U.S. War on ISIS
- Joshua Keating, SlateI Was Gassed by Assad
- Qusai Zakarya, Foreign PolicyMerkel Takes Charge of Pacifying Ukraine
- Leonid Bershidsky, BloombergRussia's 'Humanitarian' Invasion Rolls In
- Anna Nemtsova, Daily BeastNATO's Second-Class Members
- Slawomir Sierakowski, New York TimesHillary's 'Mission Impossible' Doctrine
- Conor Friedersdorf, The AtlanticFor Obama, It's Always September 10
- Andrew McCarthy, National ReviewDoes U.K. Feel No Shame About Foley?
- Tom Wilson, CommentaryWhat Turns British Muslims into Jihadists?
- Daniel Hannan, TelegraphOnly U.S. Can Prevent Great Power War
- Alex Ward, The Diplomat
Thursday, August 21Is the U.S. About to Ramp Up Against ISIS?
- Jacob Siegel, The Daily BeastWake Up, America, the War Has Hit Home
- Benny Avni, New York PostNote to West: There Is No Avoiding ISIS
- Shiraz Maher, The GuardianTime for Obama to Come Home from Vacation
- Eric Pianin, Fiscal TimesNATO Expansion: Genius or Historic Mistake?
- Eugene Rumer, TNIHollywood Says Thanks but No Thanks to Russia
- Simon Shuster, TimeWhy Did U.S. Make a Deal for Bergdahl, Not Foley?
- Joshua Keating, SlateWhy We Shouldn't Pay Ransom
- Shashank Joshi, Daily TelegraphWelcome to Extremistan
- David Rothkopf, Foreign PolicyHow Is Hamas Different from Islamic State?
- Daniel Gordis, BloombergNaive Imran Khan Loses Way in Islamabad
- Shaukat Qadir, The NationalChinese Foreign Policy Needs Major Reform
- Dingding Chen, The Diplomat
Wednesday, August 20How Britain Became a Jihadist Exporter
- Douglas Murray, The SpectatorWhy ISIS Is a Greater Threat than al-Qaeda Was
- John McLaughlin, OzyHow to Annihilate the Islamic State
- Max Boot, CommentaryThe Real Middle East Crisis Is Economic
- Michael Singh, New York TimesPutin's Sanctions Against Russia
- Masha Lipman, The New YorkerThe Making of Vladimir Putin
- Strobe Talbott, Politico MagazinePutting America First Isn't Always Best for U.S.
- Michael Young, NationalThings Could Get Nasty After Scottish Vote
- Martin Kettle, The GuardianOdds of a Scottish 'Yes' Vote Fading Fast
- Arkadiusz Wisniowski, Wash PostWhy Is Ebola Killing So Many Women?
- Lauren Wolfe, Foreign PolicyExporting the American Culture War
- Peter Berger, American InterestWhen I Met Robin Williams in Afghanistan
- Matt Kaminski, Daily Beast
Tuesday, August 19Is American Foreign Policy for Sale?
- Daniel Drezner, Washington PostThe Best Cities in the World to Live
- The EconomistCan the Islamic State Be Stopped?
- Der Spiegel'Syria' No Longer Exists
- C. Choksy & J. Choksy, World Affairs JournalBecause of Gaza, Iran & Hamas Are Back Together
- Kay Serjoie, TimeWhy France Doesn't Want Scottish Independence
- Hugh Schofield, BBCU.S. Living in the Past over Cuba
- Global Public SquareCan U.S. and India Become Real Partners?
- Sourabh Gupta, TNIVietnam's Ticking Debt Bomb
- Elisabeth Rosen, The DiplomatWill Terrorists Use Self-Driving Car Bombs?
- Patrick Lin, The Bulletin100K Elephants Killed by Poachers in 3 Years
- Brad Scriber, NatGeoSt. Julian Assange Now Preaches to Nobody
- Padraig Reidy, Telegraph
Monday, August 18Why We Fight Wars
- Paul Krugman, New York TimesWhy Americans Go to War
- Max Boot, CommentaryOur Failure to Stop ISIS Ignores History
- Marc Thiessen, Wash. PostIf We Must Work with Iran v. ISIS, So Be It
- Malcolm Rifkind, TelegraphObama Makes Whole Mideast a Quagmire
- Patrick Smith, Fiscal TimesISIS Wants to Provoke a Crusade
- Christopher Dickey, The Daily BeastWhy Won't We Name Putin's Invasion?
- Michael Weiss, Foreign PolicyPutin Doesn't Fear Alienating the West
- Stephen Blackwell, The NationalBritain's Role in Europe Is to Be a Pain
- Clive Crook, BloombergCan China and Vatican Overcome Differences?
- Shannon Tiezzi, DiplomatChinese Pilots Fly at Russia's Top Gun
- Thomas Newdick, War Is BoringFive Reasons the U.S. Can't Beat China in Africa
- Zachary Keck, TNI